Pirate ship finds Gold

Pirate ship finds Gold

The R. Tucker Thompson has been assessed by Qualmark under the new, more stringent criteria and has been awarded Qualmark Gold for their organisation. Since being wholly owned by Tourism New Zealand, the Qualmark criteria have undergone a major overhaul. Previously...
Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Two iconic Northland organisations offer one unique experience! At the end of April 2016, Northland’s tall ship the R. Tucker Thompson partnered with Project Island Song to offer a two day, one night eco-sailing experience in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We...
Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron

Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron

Former New Zealander of the year and eminent scholar Dame Anne Salmond has been appointed as Patron of the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust. Dame Anne, whose research and teaching draw inspiration and insights from engagement between the differing ‘worlds’ of...
Newsletter Winter 2014

Newsletter Winter 2014

Welcome to our winter newsletter from the R. Tucker Thompson. We’ve finished another tourism season, turned the ship around and are now half way through our first schedule of youth voyages for the year. Sail Training Survey 2014 Youth Voyages Help sponsor a child...
Supporting the community

Supporting the community

We are committed to support our community and are happy to provide sponsorship where is supports a suitable cause! Here’s a list of things we consider are appropriate and we welcome your approach: School fundraisers for schools and kura in Taitokerau Northland...